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Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

Key Features

Guide Rent: £900 - £1000

The Old Fountain, is a spacious 4 bed Grade II Listed home, nearly 400 years old and formerly the old Coaching Inn. The property has been sympathetically renovated to provide a spacious town centre family home.

Kirkby Stephen is an active market town just on the outskirts of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The town is just ten miles from junction 38 of the M6 motorway and is well placed for Kendal, Penrith, Appleby and the Lake District. The scenic Settle to Carlisle Railway is on the doorstep and the Coast to Coast footpath runs through. Kirkby Stephen has highly regarded primary and grammar schools as well as a good range of shops, restaurants, pubs, church, chapel and doctors’ surgery. There is still a weekly outdoor market and an agricultural auction mart.
To the ground floor of the property, there is a spacious lounge and large open plan living kitchen, with traditional and characterful features. To the lower ground floor there is a cellar, which is ideal for storage.

The first floor offers 3 double bedrooms, once of which is an ensuite shower room, and a house bathroom with roll top bath.
The second floor offers the fourth double bedroom with ample storage. The house is heated by mains gas central heating and benefits from double glazed windows.

Externally, there is a lovely low maintenance courtyard garden to the rear, which is private and enclosed.

There is ample free parking in the market square , and on Faraday Road to the rear.

Entrance Passage

Front door. Access door to garden.

Ground Floor

Kitchen/Diner [6.40m x 5.03m (21' x 16'6")]

Large character room with stone flagged floor and exposed beams. Open oak staircase. Modern fitted kitchen with granite worktops. Gas AGA. Double Belfast sink and drainer. Space for fridge freezer and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Settle dining table and bench. Radiator. French doors to garden. Shelved alcove. Door to cellar. Window to front overlooking the Market Square.

Cellar [3.80m x 3.76m (12'6" x 12'4")]

Stone steps down to light and dry cellar. Ideal for storage,gym, playroom or study. Window to garden.

Sitting Room [4.27m x 4.27m (14'0" x 14'0")]

Cosy sitting room. Fitted carpet. Beamed ceiling. Stone fireplace with wood burning stove. Radiator. Wall cupboard. Wood panelling. 2 double glazed windows with window seats, overlooking the garden.

First Floor

Stairs & Landing

Bespoke oak staircase. Fitted carpet on landing. Window to rear. Airing cupboard housing the newly installed gas central heating boiler.

Bedroom 1 [4.27m x 4.27m (14'0" x 14'0")]

Large double master bedroom. Fitted carpet. Beamed ceiling. Wall cupboard. Fireplace alcove. Radiator. Window to rear, overlooking the courtyard garden.

Ensuite Shower Room

Modern ensuite comprising WC, glass wash basin on bespoke wooden vanity unit and shower cubicle. Extractor fan.


Modern bathroom suite comprising, WC, wash basin on bespoke wooden vanity unit, shower cubicle and roll top bath. Vinyl flooring. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Velux window in high pitched ceiling.

Bedroom 2 [4.04m x 2.60m (13'3" x 8'6")]

Good double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Cast iron feature fireplace. Radiator. Window to front, overlooking Market Square.

Bedroom 3 [3.84m x 2.40m (12'7" x 7'10")]

Double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Cast iron feature fireplace. Understairs cupboard. Radiator. Window to front, overlooking Market Square.

Second Floor

Bedroom 4 [3.84m x 2.40m (12'7" x 7'10")]

Good double bedroom. Fitted carpet. High pitched ceiling with exposed beams. Built in cupboard, with storage above. Alcove with storage. Radiator. Window to front, overlooking Market Square.


Rear Garden

West facing, low maintenance courtyard garden. Suntrap patio area with stone flags. Patio doors from living room.The courtyard garden can be accessed externally via door from passage, Coverd area for bin and bike storage. This also benefits from power and has a useful storage area.

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